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This entry was posted on 1st April 2021 by Amanda Dixon
Macfarlane Group PLC (“Macfarlane”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Carters Packaging (Cornwall) Limited, the owner of Carters Packaging Limited (“Carters”). Carters is a well-established business, based in Redruth, Cornwall, and is the leading distributor of protective ...
This entry was posted on 25th February 2021 by Manufacturing Blog
Macfarlane Group PLC (“the Group”) has performed well in 2020, achieving a resilient performance, which despite the challenging market conditions due to the impact of Covid-19, is ahead of our previous expectations. At the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic, we acted decisively and ...
This entry was posted on 3rd February 2021 by George Horbury
Reduce the impact of timber price increases If you are using timber pallets or timber-based packaging hold on tight, 2021 could prove to be a bumpy ride.   Current conditions have created “a perfect storm” as timber shortages drive price increases in the market. What is causing ...
This entry was posted on 7th December 2020 by Amy Bulsara
There is growing pressure (and a desire) for businesses to become more environmentally friendly and to demonstrate this commitment to customers. If you are looking for ways to improve your environmental credentials, there are many “quick wins” out there to help you make simple switches. One ...
This entry was posted on 19th November 2020 by reachadmin
Macfarlane Group PLC today provides an update on trading for the period from 30 June 2020 to 31 October 2020. The Board is pleased to announce that the Group sales revenue and profit before tax for the 2nd half of the year to date is ahead of the corresponding period in 2019.  These trends give ...
This entry was posted on by reachadmin
The Board of Macfarlane Group announces today that John Love has chosen to retire as Group Finance Director on 31 December 2020 and succeeding him in this position will be Ivor Gray whose appointment will be effective on 1 January 2021.   John joined Macfarlane Group in 1996 and was ...
This entry was posted on 3rd November 2020 by Amy Bulsara
As Brexit negotiations continue, the UK timber packaging and pallet industry are planning for a worst-case scenario that will see shipments to the European Union required to use ISPM15 (heat-treated) grade timber for pallets, softwood cases, packaging and dunnage. Currently, pallets, timber ...
This entry was posted on 19th October 2020 by Ibraheem Munawar
After a busy summer I thought it would be useful to update you on key developments at Macfarlane Group: While we saw some easing of restrictions across the summer, as COVID levels went into retreat, regrettably we are now seeing the reinstatement of controls, with the prospect of life (and ...
This entry was posted on 27th August 2020 by reachadmin
Macfarlane Group PLC, the UK’s largest distributor of protective packaging products, has this morning announced its Interim Results for the first half of 2020. Stuart Paterson, Chairman of Macfarlane Group PLC (“Macfarlane Group” or “the Group”), today said: -   “Macfarlane ...
This entry was posted on 14th July 2020 by Ibraheem Munawar
As we all take the first tentative steps in response to the easing of some of the Government’s lockdown measures, I thought it would be useful to update you on the actions we are taking at Macfarlane. All of our sites have been operational throughout lockdown, with a number of our staff also ...

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